Singapore's current alert level for H1N1 flu sustainable

May 13, 2009 4:16 am· Comments Off on Singapore's current alert level for H1N1 flu sustainable 

SINGAPORE, May 12 — Singapore will not upgrade its alert level even if a few confirmed H1N1 cases occur here, the country's health minister said on Tuesday.

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Greek ship owners commemorate Wenchuan earthquake victims

May 13, 2009 4:16 am· Comments Off on Greek ship owners commemorate Wenchuan earthquake victims 

ATHENS, May 11 — A group of Greek ship owners gathered late on Monday at the Chinese embassy in Greece to commemorate victims of the devastating earthquake on May 12 last year that occurred in China's southwestern Sichuan Province.

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PBL: Cobras clinch semis spot

May 13, 2009 4:15 am· Comments Off on PBL: Cobras clinch semis spot 

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Games Thursday (San Juan Gym)

2 p.m. Oracle vs Cobra

4 p.m. Licealiz vs Pharex

MANILA, May 12 (PNA) — The team that was hungrier for a win thumped its adversary to get the last semis seat in the 2009 PBL PG Flex Unity Cup Tuesday evening at the San Juan Gym.

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Water at last for residents of BF Homes Paranaque

May 13, 2009 4:15 am· Comments Off on Water at last for residents of BF Homes Paranaque 

MANILA, May 12 — Thousands of residents of BF Homes in Paranaque are about to say goodbye to air-gushing water taps.

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Thai gov't confident to control A/H1N1 flu

May 13, 2009 4:14 am· Comments Off on Thai gov't confident to control A/H1N1 flu 

BANGKOK, May 12 — Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Tuesday he is confident that the country can control the A/H1N1 flu outbreak.

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US sacks commander in Afghanistan

May 13, 2009 4:14 am· Comments Off on US sacks commander in Afghanistan 

WASHINGTON, May 12 — US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Monday he has sacked the top commander in Afghanistan to make way for "new thinking" at a pivotal moment in the seven-year-old war.

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Pope to visit Jerusalem holy sites

May 13, 2009 4:13 am· Comments Off on Pope to visit Jerusalem holy sites 

JERUSALEM — Pope Benedict meets leading Muslim and Jewish clerics at their holy sites in Jerusalem on Tuesday as he strives to promote dialogue among the religions on a Middle East tour already marked by controversy.

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Shell launches new initiative to save fuel

May 13, 2009 4:12 am· Comments Off on Shell launches new initiative to save fuel 

KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — Shell has launched a new international initiative to help drivers save fuel.

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Volleyball: Adamson in QF playoffs of Shakey's V-League

May 13, 2009 4:09 am· Comments Off on Volleyball: Adamson in QF playoffs of Shakey's V-League 

Games Thursday (The Arena,San Juan City)

2 p.m. – FEU vs ADMU <br>4 p.m. – UST vs CSB <br>6 p.m. – AdU vs SSC-R

MANILA, May 12 (PNA) — The defending champion Lady Falcons of Adamson University (AdU) grabbed their fourth victory in six games against winless University of the Philippines (UP) in straight set 25-15, 25-13, 25-16 for a sure slot in the quarterfinals of the sixth Shakey’s V-League at The Arena in San Juan Tuesday afternoon.

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Child burned to death, mother injured in Comval fire

May 13, 2009 4:08 am· Comments Off on Child burned to death, mother injured in Comval fire 

MT. DIWATA, Monkayo, Compostela Valley, May 12 – A one-year-old child was burned to death while her mother was in critical condition when a fire gutted 15 houses in the gold-rush area in Purok Summit, Barangay Mt. Diwata, Monkayo, this province late Sunday evening.

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